Fleetwood Touts New Storm as ‘Crossover’ Coach
Fleetwood RV Inc. unveiled its 2012 Class A gas-powered Storm during the company’s 2011 National Dealer Meeting last week at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Touted as a “crossover” motorhome, Fleetwood said the Storm features the sleeping capacity and value of a Class C coach along with the roominess and storage capacity of a Class A.
“It’s a coach that is loaded with standard features, and offered at a value that appeals to a wide range of RVers,” said John Draheim, president and CEO of the two-year-old, Decatur, Ind.-based builder.
The 2012 Storm is available in five floorplans, ranging in size from 28 to 32 feet. The dual-slide 32BH offers either standard bunk beds or the optional “Bunk Bed-n-Breakfast” space-saving two-person dinette with convertible bunk beds while the dual-slide 32V features a 30-inch deep living area slideroom.
The Hide-a-Loft option, featuring a queen-sized, electronic drop-down bed with air mattress located above the driver/passenger captain’s chairs, is available on all models.
Standard features on the 2012 Storm include one-piece windshield 82-inch interior height; Soft Touch Flexsteel driver/passenger captain’s chairs; high-gloss fiberglass sidewalls; pass-through storage; and a full basement exterior with enclosed, heated holding tanks and luggage compartments.
Also standard are an Onan 4.0 kw MicroQuiet generator;15,000-BTU ducted air conditioner; patio awning; rear vision camera with monitor built in to the dash radio; dual deep cycle auxiliary batteries; and whole coach water filtration. Base MSRP is around $82,000.